demand for explanation

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Noun1.demand for explanation - a challenge to defend what someone has said
challenge - a call to engage in a contest or fight
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Sofia has not yet received an official demand for explanation from Russia, the Bulgarian National Radio reports Mitov as saying before holding a keynote speech at a forum dedicated to Black Sea security and NATO's role in the wider region.He cited EU restrictions to the supply to Syria of "certain goods" as a reason which prompted the Foreign Ministry to deny the overflight request.Mitov is known for typically tough remarks on Russia's foreign policy, especially in light of the developments in Ukraine.
Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng said the state secretary will send the letter to CZC today to demand for explanations on the allegations.